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Hubbard County Law Enforcement Incidents
Menahga City Council delays grant application for bike path
County board tables decision on property dispute in Akeley
Teamsters Local 320 threatens Hubbard County with possible labor strike
Headwaters Radio Control (R/C) Flying Club hosting aviation event Aug. 26-27
Northwoods Triathlon binds Engebretson family
Fisher defends Women's Club Championship
Grossinger, Agre defend Northwoods Triathlon titles
Taylor captures first Men's Club Championship
Midway wins Region 14C title, advances to state tournament
Stephen John "Packy" Pachel
Tracy Lee Nordahl-Raidt
Cheryl A. Koch
Basic Business Cents: Learning about your processes
Carters upgrade look of Red Wagon Market
Rob Belanger named Sanford Bagley's administrative director
Women helping women
A stretch a day keeps the doctor away
'Farewell Milwaukee' wraps up 2nd Street Stage
Enjoy big band music at next Noon Hour Concert
Muhm featured poet for First City Poetry Reads
Australian blues singer at Sounds of Spirit Lake
'4ontheFloor' returns to 2nd Street Stage
Weaver poses questions regarding fishing tournaments
Upcoming North Country Trail hikes planned
Favorite summer crappie fishing patterns
Floating the Crow Wing River
Biologists monitoring wolf movements near Duluth
Administration in a hurry to get building design
'Toolkit' support letters confusing
'Operation Pollinator' is good, but RDO can do more
Letter to Editor: Rep. Green should represent us all
Supporting a free press
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
March 9, 2016
House fails to pass Range unemployment bill on opening day
Nearly all Minnesota lawmakers say the state should extend unemployment benefits to laid-off Iron Range workers, but the state House failed to...
March 9, 2016 - 8:02am
March 5, 2016
Drones, drugs and drunk drivers: public safety debate at the Capitol this year
Besides body cameras, many other public safety issues will be debated by the Legislature this year. We spoke with Senate Judiciary Chairman Ron Latz, DFL-St. Louis Park, an attorney, and House Public Safety Chairman Tony Cornish, R-Vernon Center, a retired law enforcement official,...
March 5, 2016 - 7:39am
Legislative auditor: Teacher licensing ‘broken’
Minnesota’s teacher-licensing system is confusing, contradictory and ripe for an overhaul, the state legislative auditor said in a report Friday. “Quite frankly, the system is broken,” Legislative Auditor James Nobles told state lawmakers. The findings of his six-month review...
March 5, 2016 - 7:32am
March 2, 2016
Rubio, Sanders do not dominate delegate count
Marco Rubio and Bernie Sanders won the presidential nod Tuesday from those who attended Republican and Democratic precinct caucuses, but the victories may not have been as big as they appear at first glance. While Republicans have not released how many delegates their candidates received,...
March 2, 2016 - 2:52pm
Sanders wins ‘very decisive victory’
Bernie Sanders won throughout Minnesota, and did it surprisingly easily. Sanders took Minnesota presidential caucus votes from farm country, the Iron Range and urban areas, and most of the rest of Minnesota. He led Hillary Clinton 60 percent to 40 percent late Tuesday. Democrats...
March 2, 2016 - 8:29am
Rubio’s campaigning pays off in Minnesota
Bombastic businessman Donald Trump called Marco Rubio a “little senator” while addressing the media while Super Tuesday was in full swing. Florida’s junior member of the U.S. Senate responded by turning in a big win in the Minnesota caucus. Rubio was active in the...
March 2, 2016 - 8:28am
February 29, 2016
Anti-pipeline protesters interrupt Dayton speech at water summit
Anti-pipeline protesters interrupted Gov. Mark Dayton Saturday as he spoke to more than 800 Minnesotans at a summit about how to clean the state's...
February 29, 2016 - 8:07am
February 26, 2016
Minnesota budget surplus slips
Minnesota's state revenues appear to be down, a state report shows this morning. Minnesota Management and Budget, the state's finance agency, said the projected surplus is $900 million for the current two-year budget cycle. Late last year, the state reported a $1.2 billion surplus....
February 26, 2016 - 12:00pm
February 24, 2016
Minnesota to play larger role than most years on Super Tuesday
Presidential candidates have given Minnesota a bit more love than usual this year as the state holds its precinct caucuses on a day when more presidential nomination delegates will be picked than any other. It is a day that could make or break a campaign. As part of Super Tuesday...
February 24, 2016 - 8:40am
February 10, 2016
Park Rapids teen competing for title of Miss Teen Minnesota
Next week, 16-year-old Chelsea Swenson hopes to wear a crown. She’s competing in the 2016 Miss Teen Minnesota United States Pageant. The...
February 10, 2016 - 2:45pm
January 30, 2016
Chronic diseases cost Minnesotans big
Health care for Minnesotans with chronic diseases such as diabetes, cancer, kidney failure and heart disease costs eight times more than for people without them. “This report shows the significant financial toll chronic disease is taking on individuals, our communities and our...
January 30, 2016 - 6:54pm
January 6, 2016
The good and bad of Minnesota’s economy
Minnesota’s economy is a study in contradictions. So much of the news looks good: near record-low unemployment, overall wage payments rising, few signs of the recession remain. But there also are warning signs: manufacturing, mining and farm economies lag; some parts of Minnesota...
January 6, 2016 - 10:30am
December 30, 2015
Highs and lows define first 6 months of Minnesota’s medical cannibas program
The first six months of medical marijuana in Minnesota have been a mix of ups and downs, stakeholders said this week. The rollout of the program since July 1 has largely been successful for Minnesota Medical Solutions and LeafLine Labs, but a lot of work still remains in shifting...
December 30, 2015 - 9:45am
Dayton thrilled with state’s economic progress
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton fared well in the first year of his second and final term. When asked about the past year, he immediately turned to the economy: “Overall, three and a half percent unemployment and projects being announced every day, we have made good progress.” The...
December 30, 2015 - 9:36am
December 9, 2015
Big win in federal transportation bill for Minnesota
More than $4 billion for transportation projects is headed from Washington to Minnesota in the next five years, but money is not the big news for state officials. Minnesota’s take is part of a $305 billion funding bill that easily passed the House and Senate late this week. It...
December 9, 2015 - 9:13am